my family is planning a trip to the coast..we plan to do some whale watching and halibut fishing boat chartering (this is a 12 hour trip on sea)..last year everyone was puking or sick..we need advice on the best possible remedy/medication to cure or mostly prevent seasickness/motion sickness..all answers greatly appreciated
What is the best medicine for prevention of sea sickness?
- 27 Jul 2011 by curiousitykillsnocat
27 Jul 2011
I get really bad motion sickness when I ride in cars or fly. I use Meclizine HCL 25mg. The kind I use, I get from Walgreens. You have to go to the pharmacy counter and ask for them where I live. The kind I have are made by Rugby and are chewable tabs which is nice because you can take them without water if you need to or you can swallow them whole. The recommended dose is one or two tabs one hour prior to travel starts. They are supposed to last all day. I havent used them for boat travel yet. I am supposed to go on a cruise next year so I am hoping they work well. They do help a lot when I travel by car or fly. They do make some people sleepy although I have never had trouble with it. I cant take Dramamine, it gives me a rash so this medicine was recommended and I think it works great!
28 Jul 2011
I agree with all the other posts on this, Ginger is def. one of the best ALL NATURAL ingrediants to prevent nausea, car sickness, sea sickness, just don't over due it when taking or eating the ginger because excessive use in a short period of time can make you feel as if you have been drinking alcohol and are feelin pretty good haha, but if you use a straight ginger root just bite of a little bit say a slice about 1/2 inch to 1 inch long and not very thick, same reason why people always say gingerale works good when you feeling sick because of, well the ginger in it which is only a very tiny bit in a whole 2 litre, but also dramamine which can be bought at your local pharmacy pretty cheap works wonders for people that get any kind of motion sickness, I have seen people vomit on a fairest wheel, take some dramamine and ride roller coasters, really all just depends on how touchy your motion sickness is.
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